Established in 1906, Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) is the world's largest non-profit Armenian organization. Headquartered in New York City, AGBU preserves and promotes the Armenian identity and heritage through educational, cultural and humanitarian programs, annually serving some 500,000 Armenians in 30 countries. AGBU's educational program operates 24 primary, secondary and Saturday schools as well as a scholarship and grants component. We also sponsor a wide array of cultural initiatives to guarantee that Armenian culture continues to flourish in the fields of art, dance, music, and theatre. AGBU also provides disaster relief programs as well as medical assistance to needy people throughout the Armenian world.